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DBEDT Predicts Improved Economy in 2018Posted on February 8, 2018 in NewsQuarterly Statistical & Economic Report
DBEDT released its first quarter 2018 Statistical and Economic Report, which shows Hawaii’s overall economic condition in 2018 will be better than previously projected, due to the expected short-term increase in business and household income resulting from the Federal tax reform.
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Media Advisory: Local Companies with Innovative Products to be Featured at HSBIR ExhibitPosted on February 5, 2018 in NewsHawaii Small Business Innovation Research Program
Hawaii Technology Development Corp. — The Hawaii Innovation Products Exhibition, sponsored by HTDC, will feature local companies that are creating innovative science- and technology-based products.
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773 Battery Storage Projects Permitted on Oahu in 2017Posted on January 31, 2018 in NewsResearch & Economic Analysis Division
DBEDT released a report on battery storage projects on Oahu for 2017, which shows 773 battery storage related projects permitted in 2017.
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Creative Lab Hawaii Announces the Start of Its 2018 ProgramPosted on January 25, 2018 in NewsCreative Lab Hawaii
DBEDT's Creative Industries Division (CID) announces its 2018 Creative Lab Hawaii (CLH) Media Programs in Screenwriting, Producing, Web Series and Ideation, which are expanding to Kauai, Maui and Hawaii islands.
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Media Advisory: Grant Writing Workshop Helps Small Businesses Development Winning ProposalsPosted on January 22, 2018 in NewsHigh Technology Development Corp.
Hawaii Technology Development Corp. — Grow your ideas at this informative workshop, designed to help companies prepare grant proposals for the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program.
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State Launches Hawaii’s Ocean Resources Management Plan DashboardPosted on January 19, 2018 in NewsHawaii Coastal Zone Management Program
Office of Planning — The Office of Planning’s Coastal Zone Management Program announces the launch of the Hawaii Ocean Resources Management Plan (ORMP) Dashboard.
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DBEDT Announces Media Tour from China and Taiwan on International EducationPosted on January 17, 2018 in NewsDept. of Business, Economic Development & Tourism
DBEDT announces a media tour of 14 journalists from China and Taiwan. The tour will take place during the week of Feb. 4-10, 2018.
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Hawaii’s First Agriculture-Tech Hackathon Provides Solutions to Challenges Facing Hawaii AgriculturePosted on January 17, 2018 in NewsHigh Technology Development Corp.
Hawaii Technology Development Corp. — The AGathon, Hawaii’s first agriculture-tech hackathon, wrapped up over the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend with 10 teams participating.
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Media Advisory: Hawaii’s First Agriculture-Tech Hackathon Wraps Up, Solutions to be Presented and Awards AnnouncedPosted on January 12, 2018 in NewsHigh Technology Development Corp.
Hawaii Technology Development Corp. — The AGathon, Hawaii’s agriculture-tech hackathon, kicked off on Saturday, Jan. 6 with more than 80 people forming teams to develop technology solutions to problems affecting the state’s agricultural sector.
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State Upgrades Online Renewable Energy Mapping ToolPosted on January 11, 2018 in NewsHawaii State Energy Office
Hawaii State Energy Office — The State of Hawaii has unveiled an updated version of its Renewable EnerGIS online mapping tool that will make it easier for land owners, developers, residents and policy makers to assess the renewable energy potential of sites statewide as Hawaii moves ahead with its clean energy transformation.
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